Find technical information about our hidden doors

Technical Information

Find technical information about the Hide-A-Way Door hidden door system

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Swing Direction

WARNING: Not all door manufacturers

determine the swing of the door exactly the same. Avoid confusion and possible ordering mistakes by learning how we determine the swing directions.

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Pass-Through Clearance

A bookcase door needs a certain about of space within its own frame in order to operate properly. The left over space is called "Pass-through clearance." Learn about pass-through clearances for both In & Out swing doors and the required distances from any adjacent walls. 

Important information about Inswing Door and wall depth installation found here. 

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How to Measure

Rough opening (RO) requirements for all doors we manufacture are similar to conventional doors. To learn more about framing or how to measure for your door please click on the links below

Measuring Single & Double Doors

Measuring Alpha Doors

Measuring BiFold Doors

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Self Latching & add on Locking Options

(photo to the left) is a mechanical latch supplied with all bookcase doors (excluded on mirror doors). This is attached after installation. (photo to the right) is a thumbprint opener. Locking systems for all doors are an upgradable option. To learn more about the two, please click "More Information" below. 

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Wiring Electronic Locks

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Door Installation

Door installation guide and videos for all types of Hide-A-Way Doors

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Technical Support

Contact us about a technical issue please use this link

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